Gastroenterology – Diseases of the Bowel
May 17th, 2022
5.30-7.30 pm PST on ZOOM
Gastroenterology is the branch of medicine focused on the digestive system and its disorders.
Gastroenterologists at UC San Diego Health are nationally recognized for their innovative care and research in gastrointestinal.
The symptoms of a Gastroenterology disease vary but they include:
We are proud to have experts give us in-depth understanding of this field and also answer questions that we may have.
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Dr. Brigid Boland, MD is an Associate Professor of Medicine at UC San Diego and is a gastroenterology specialist.
She received her undergraduate degree from Yale University and obtained her Medical Degree from the University of California, San Francisco. Dr Boland completed her internal medicine and gastroenterology training at the University of California, San Diego where she also completed an Inflammatory Bowel Disease Fellowship.
After that, she was recruited to join the faculty at the University of California, San Diego where she focuses on the care of patients with inflammatory bowel diseases. Read More …